NTPC limited. (formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited), is an Indian Public Sector Undertaking, engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. It is a company incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 and is promoted by the Government of India. The headquarters of the company is situated at New Delhi. NTPC’s core business is generation and sale of electricity to state-owned power distribution companies and State Electricity Boards in India. The company also undertakes consultancy and turnkey project contracts that involve engineering, project management, construction management and operation and management of power plants.
The company has also ventured into oil and gas exploration and coal mining activities. It is the largest power company in India with an electric power generating capacity of 53,651 MW. Although the company has approx. 16% of the total national capacity it contributes to over 25% of total power generation due to its focus on operating its power plants at higher efficiency levels (approx. 80.2% against the national PLF rate of 64.5%).NTPC currently produces 25 billion units of electricity per month.
It was founded by Government of India in 1975, which now holds 64.74% of its equity shares on 30.06.2016 (after divestment of its stake in 2004, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016, & 2017)
In May 2010, NTPC was conferred Maharatna status by the Union Government of India,one of the only four companies to be awarded this status. It is ranked 400th in the Forbes Global 2000 for 2016.
The company was founded on 7 November 1975 as “National Thermal Power Corporation Private Limited”. It started work on its first thermal power project in 1976 at Shaktinagar (named National Thermal Power Corporation Private Limited Singrauli) in Uttar Pradesh. In the same year, its name was changed to “National Thermal Power Corporation Limited”. In 1983, NTPC began commercial operations (of selling power) and earned profits of INR 4.5 crores in FY 1982-83. By the end of 1985, it had achieved power generation capacity of 2000 MW.
In 1986, it completed synchronisation of its first 500 MW unit at Singrauli. In 1988, it commissioned two 500 MW units, one each in Rihand and Ramagundam. In 1989, it started a consultancy division. In 1992, it acquired Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Station (with from Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam of Uttar Pradesh. By the end of 1994, its installed capacity crossed 15,000 MW.
In October 2005, the company’s name was changed from “National Thermal Power Corporation Limited” to “NTPC Limited”. The primary reason for this change was the company’s foray into hydro and nuclear based power generation along with backward integration by coal mining. In 2006, it entered into an agreement with Government of Sri Lanka to set up two units of 250 MW each in Trincomalee in Sri Lanka. During 2008 and 2011, NTPC entered into Joint Ventures with BHEL, Bharat Forge, NHPC, Coal India, SAIL, NMDC and NPCIL to expand its business of power generation.By the end of 2010, its installed capacity crossed 31,000 MW.
The company in 2009 joined forces with other state enterprises Rashtriya Ispat Nigam, Steel Authority of India, Coal India, National Minerals Development Corporation to invest in coal mining operations through a joint venture vehicle named International Coal Ventures Private Limited (ICVL). In July 2014 ICVL acquired a 65 percent stake in the Benga coal mine in Mozambique from the Rio Tinto Group.
NTPC Recruitment 2019 | www.ntpc.co.in | Freshers | Engineering Executive Trainee | 207 Posts | AMIE/ BE/ B.Tech – All Streams | Across India | Last date: 31st January 2019
Positions: Executive Trainee
Total Vacancies: 207 Posts
Electrical – 47 Posts
Mechanical – 95 Posts
Electronics – 25 Posts
Instrumentation – 25 Posts
Mining – 15 Posts
Job Location: Across India
Full time Bachelors Degree in Engineering/ Technology; AMIE with not less than 65% marks from recognized University/ Institute
Eligible streams :
Electrical – Electrical/ Electrical and Electronics/ Electrical, Instrumentation & Control / Power Systems & High Voltage / Power Electronics / Power Engineering
Mechanical – Mechanical / Production / Industrial Engg/ Production & industrial Engg/ Thermal / Mechanical & Automation / Power Engineering
Electronics – Electronics/Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics & Power / Power Electronics / Electronics & Communication/ Electrical & Electronics
Instrumentation – Electronics & Instrumentation / Instrumentation & Control
Mining – Mining Engineering
Note: Final Year / Semester students are also eligible to apply.
Salary: Rs.60,000-1,80,000/- PM
Age limit: Below 27 years as on 31-01-2019
Relaxations in upper age limit:
3 years for OBC (NCL) candidates
5 years for SC Candidates
10 years for PWD candidates and above category relaxation
Others as per Govt rules.
Eligible candidates will have to appear for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) – 2019.
Based on the GATE 2019 marks, candidates will be called shortlisted for Group Discussion & Personal Interview.
Merit List of successful candidates will be drawn basis 85% weightage to GATE 2019 marks, 5% weightage for Group Discussion and 10% weightage for Personal Interview.
|Corresponding GATE 2019 Paper||GATE 2019 Paper Code|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering||EC|
Only GATE 2019 Score is valid for this recruitment process. GATE score of 2018 or prior is not valid.
Application Fee: Rs.150/- (No fee for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-Serviceman candidates)
How to Apply:
All interested and eligible candidates apply ET vacancies in NTPC Career website from 10th January 2019 to 31st January 2019.
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